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Tampa Bay Lightning announce training camp roster, partial schedule

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

LIGHTNING TO OPEN TRAINING CAMP SEPT. 11 AT TAMPA BAY TIMES FORUM

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the franchise’s 21st training camp on Wednesday, September 11 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the team announced today.  The team also announced the additional 38 players who…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce prospect camp schedule/roster

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

Here is your pertinent information for the Lightning prospect camp, that opens Saturday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon and runs through Wednesday. The roster and schedule are below - yes, Jonathan Drouin will be in attendence - and one new wrinkle this season for fans who are not…

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New Tampa Bay Lightning commercial featuring pitchman (and Tampa resident) Anthony Sullivan

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

This is pretty funny stuff, featuring well known pitchman Anthony Sullivan of OxiClean fame along with Steven Stamkos, Teddy Purcell and Ryan Malone “pitching’’ a new four-game ticket plan. A well done production

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Five Syracuse players coming to Tampa Bay Lightning training camp

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

While the full allotment of players reporting to the start of Lightning training camp likely will not be known until late Saturday, at least some of them were told Friday night.

Following Friday’s Syracuse Crunch shootout victory against Norfolk, Syracuse general manager Julien BriseBois announced that five players…

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Tampa Bay Lightning to host part-time job fair

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Times Forum will hold a part-time job fair on Thursday, January 10 from 5-9 p.m. on the Promenade Level of the arena.  The fair is being held to fill positions for the upcoming Lightning hockey season as well as other Times Forum…

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The NHL lockout is over, hockey is back

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

After nearly four months, the key to breaking the NHL lockout came in the wee hours of the morning.

Just before 6 a.m. Sunday word began to emerge that following a marathon 16-hour bargaining session in New York a tentative deal between the NHL and NHL Player’s Association has been…

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After NHL talks break off, league issues statement from owner Jeff Vinik, 3 others

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

Statement from Jeff Vinik, others are below


Tampa Bay Lightning Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik today issued the follow statement today:

    “After working this week with our players toward what we hoped would be a new agreement, owners presented a proposal we believed would benefit those…

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NHL Lockout Update - Nothing imminent, but there may be hope

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

Burning the midnight oil was not enough to thaw hockey’s deep freeze quite yet.

For the second consecutive day, representatives from the National Hockey League and the NHL Player’s Association held marathon meetings in the hopes of settling the now 82-day long lockout that has already canceled games through Dec.…

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Another Tampa Bay Lightning player heads overseas

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

Brendan Mikkelson became the fourth Tampa Bay Lightning player to bolt for Europe during the NHL imposed lockout that is now in its seventh week.

The 25-year-old defenseman signed a deal to play with Vasteras HK in the Swedish second division, according to Swedish website VLT.se, for the duration of…

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Tampa Bay Lightning classic games to be aired Thursdays during NHL lockout

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - April 15, 2014 - 01:25

Need a Lightning fix while the NHL is on hiatus due to the lockout? on Thursday nights, Sun Sports will be airing classic games for viewers. Two games - the inaugural game as well as the night Dave Andreychuk broke the NHL power play goal record - have already aired.…

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Despite long odds, Palat has emerged for Lightning

TBL.com Feed - April 14, 2014 - 20:41
Ondrej Palat sat there and waited. He waited some more. As the 2011 NHL Draft was rolling through its second day about 4,500 miles away in St. Paul Minn., Palat was at home in Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic, wondering, waiting to see if he wo...

Lightning, Canadiens find little room for separation

TBL.com Feed - April 14, 2014 - 20:35
The Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning do not share a rich and storied history in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The two teams have met once before in the playoffs, and if anyone in the Lightning organization is a believer in good omens, the...

Limited tickets remain for the Lightning's first two home playoff games

TBL.com Feed - April 14, 2014 - 19:47
Limited tickets remain for the Lightning's first two home games of its First Round series against the Montreal Canadiens in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The games, which will be played at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 and Friday, April 18 at the...

Lightning Announce Beard-A-Thon for 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

TBL.com Feed - April 14, 2014 - 13:22
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are offering its fans the opportunity to join in one of hockey's traditions of growing playoff beards with the players to help raise money for charity during the Lightning's playoff run. The Lightning's Beard...

Tale of the Tape: breaking down the Lightning vs. Canadiens matchup

TBL.com Feed - April 14, 2014 - 12:46
The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Wednesday, April 16 against the Montreal Canadiens Take a special look at the statistical comparison of the Lightning and Montreal Can...

Fox Sports Florida, Sun Sports announce playoff broadcast schedule

TBL.com Feed - April 14, 2014 - 12:17
TAMPA, Fla. (April 14, 2014) – FOX Sports Florida and Sun Sports announced the networks will air all of the first round playoff games between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens, beginning with Game 1 on Wednesday, April 16, live on...

Anders Lindback is NHL's first star of the week

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 14, 2014 - 11:43
Anders Lindback is the NHL's first star of the week ending Sunday. The Lightning goaltender was 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average, .975 save percentage and a shutout.
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Anders Lindback named NHL's first star of the week

TBL.com Feed - April 14, 2014 - 11:02
NEW YORK – Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Anders Lindback, Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson and Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen have been named the NHL's “Three Stars” for the week ending April 13. FIRST STAR – ANDERS LINDBACK, G...

Riku Helenius (G) from Syracuse Crunch to Jokerit

Syracuse Crunch Transactions/Rumors - April 14, 2014 - 00:00


Status: Confirmed
Date: 04/14/2014
Player: Riku Helenius (G)
From: Syracuse Crunch
To: Jokerit
Source: Link

Lightning-Canadiens playoff schedule (updated with TV)

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 13, 2014 - 19:21
Here is the schedule for the Lightning and Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs: April 16: at Tampa, 7 p.m., Sun Sports, CNBC Here is the schedule for the Lightning and Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs:
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